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a flask with a broad base, conic body, and narrow neck; so shaped that its liquid content can be shaken laterally without spilling.
Er·len·mey·er flask(er'len-mī-er flask)
A glass container with a flat base and a funnel-shaped body, the top of which forms the pour spout, usually with a wide opening.
Erlenmeyer,Emil, German chemist, 1825-1909.
Erlenmeyer flask - shaped so that its liquid content can be shaken laterally without spilling.
Erlenmeyer flask deformity - a deformity at the distal end of the femur with the result that the bone is wide for a much longer distance up the shaft than normal.